Saturday 17th September, 2016
By Comfort Sena Fetrie, GNA
Sept. 17, GNA – Hope for Children, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has
donated assorted educational materials worth GH₵26,769.00 to the Nanton-Kurugu
community to improve teaching and learning.
Comic Relief funded
the NGO for the procurement of the educational materials for distribution to
improve quality basic education in the Savelugu-Nanton Municipality.
Maupoint, the Executive Director of the NGO said called Childhood Regained to
support 2,500 children at risk of dropping out of school to continue to receive
quality formal education in the communities.
She said the
project would also stop 1,200 children being engaged in exploitative labour and
to enrol them in formal education to receive training skills.
advised teachers to make good use of the items to promote quality education in
Mr Mohammed Awal,
the Head Master of Nemton-Kurugu E/A Primary School, thanked the donors for the
Hope for Children
is to combat exploitative child labour to help children stay in school by
giving them a chance for a better future.